Trees and Shrubs

A shrub is a woody plant with several perennial stems that may be erect or may lay close to the ground. It will usually have a height less than 13 feet and stems no more than about three inches in diameter.  Deciduous shrubs loses their leaves during part of the year. Evergreens do not lose their leaves or needles.

Trees are the exact opposite to shrubs. They are woody plants that have one erect perennial stem (trunk) at least three inches in diameter at a point 4-1/2 feet above the ground, a definitely formed crown of foliage, and a mature height of at least 13 feet. Deciduous trees loses their leaves during part of the year. Evergreens do not lose there leaves or needles.

Deciduous Shrubs

Deciduous Trees

Evergreen Shrubs

Evergreen Trees

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